EFI is launching a dedicated educational track for in-plants at its annual Connect users’ group conference, and the company tapped Consultant Greg Cholmondeley to organize it. IPG digs deeper to find out what's behind EFI's decision to highlight in-plants and what managers will get out of attending.
In October, the TACUP and SWACUMS joint conference featured two presentations focused on the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. The discussion included suggestions for other in-plants that may face natural disasters.
During a packed in-plant luncheon at PRINT 17, the managers of Blue Valley Schools' in-plant revealed how production workflow software has saved their district more than $1.4 million, automated 86% of the in-plant's orders and enabled increased volume without adding staff. Watch highlights from the session.
This was a busy week of in-plant visits for me. On Tuesday and Wednesday I toured the in-plants at Yale University, the University of Bridgeport, Fairfield University and Sacred Heart University. What's more, I met with more than a dozen in-plant managers at an IPMA Road Show event.
RSA’s production workflow software has saved Blue Valley Schools over $1.4 million and fully automated 86% of orders.
There seemed to be even more in-plant activities than usual this year at PRINT 17. IPG hosted in-plant breakfast and lunch sessions, both of which drew capacity crowds, and IPMA stepped up its activities this year.
About, 20,000 people from the graphic communications industry, including scores of in-plants, gathered at McCormick Place for five days of education, networking and an up-close look at the latest innovations and technologies from more than 450 exhibitors.
At an IPG breakfast session during PRINT 17 titled "Production Printing in Today's Security-Sensitive World," speakers examined the current landscape of global cybersecurity and the vulnerabilities that exist within many companies that go undetected.
I just flew home from Chicago last night after spending five very full days at PRINT 17. My schedule was jam packed with in-plant breakfasts and luncheons, vendor press conferences, video shoots, meetings, booth tours and evening events. Needless to say I'm still exhausted.